Škofljica

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Škofljica
Občina Škofljica
Town and Municipality
Location of the Municipality of Škofljica in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Škofljica in Slovenia
Škofljica is located in Slovenia
Škofljica
Škofljica
Location of the Town of Škofljica in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°59′N 14°35′E / 45.983°N 14.583°E / 45.983; 14.583Coordinates: 45°59′N 14°35′E / 45.983°N 14.583°E / 45.983; 14.583
Country  Slovenia
Government
 • Mayor Ivan Jordan
Area
 • Total 43.3 km2 (16.7 sq mi)
Elevation 305.2 m (1,001.3 ft)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 9,124
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

Škofljica (pronounced [ˈʃkoːfljitsa]) is a settlement and a municipality in central Slovenia. It lies on the eastern edge of the marshlands south of the capital Ljubljana. The entire municipality is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Central Slovenia Statistical Region.

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saints Cyril and Methodius and belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ljubljana. It is a modern building built in 1986.[2]

Settlements in Škofljica[edit]

Dole pri Škofljici, Drenik, Glinek, Gorenje Blato, Gradišče, Gumnišče, Klada, Lanišče, Lavrica, Orle, Pijava Gorica, Pleše, Reber pri Škofljici, Smrjene, Škofljica, Vrh nad Želimljami, Zalog pri Škofljici, Želimlje

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